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AMV BBDO opens Kat Institute for Whiskas

You could write a thesis on the depiction of cats in the digital age (someone probably is): part loveable, part sinister, masking our secret fear, perhaps, that these self-confident creatures will one day take over the world. Wieden+Kennedy’s ‘cats with ...

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Baz Luhrmann tries flower power in new H&M epic

Fashion giant H&M’s sales and profits are flatlining (apparently it needs to get its designs into shops faster) but that hasn’t stopped it enriching some of the world’s high profile “talent” with a series of long form ads. Via adam&eveDDB ...

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Paul Hammersley: why the marketing world needs Harbour

Harbour is a new London-based collective of independent agencies formed by Paul Hammersley (left), a former senior executive at DDB and Lowe and a founder of The Red Brick Road. Members include Dare, George & Dragon, Goodstuff, Digital Natives and ...

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Will new chairman Du Plessis put BT Sport up for sale?

BT has spent billions on its still relatively new BT Sport and now faces the prospect of shelling out even more as the Premier League, for which it holds two packages against Sky’s seven, rolls the dice again at the ...

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AMV BBDO walks the line for Bodyform’s ‘blood normal’

Much hoopla over the recent Bodyform/Libresse ad from AMV BBDO purporting to show real menstrual blood (historically depicted in blue in ads) – although, as one YouTube comment says, it’s probably really red liquid. Bodyform/Libresse owner Essity says it’s trying ...

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It’s Lineker for Lewin as TV presenter covers up

Gary Lineker disrobed for a mystery advertiser last week – to the consternation of Transport for London – and it’s been revealed as not-quite-Jermyn Street quality retailer TM Lewin. Well you wouldn’t get Turnbull & Asser doing this kind of ...

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Mcgarrybowen scores in Green & Blacks TV debut

Since Mondelelez bought Cadbury upscale chocolate brand Green & Blacks seems to have been inching away from its organic roots – well marketers always know better don’t they? – but, along with this, comes its first TV campaign from Mcgarrybowen. ...

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M&C’s Justin Tindall takes a kicking for diversity comment

Poor Justin Tindall (left), now CCO of M&C Saatchi after a long and distinguished stint at Leo Burnett, has written what can only be described as a grovel in Campaign (hope you can read this despite the paywall) for remarking ...

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